The table below looks at the statistics for the Middleware Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware Engineer
Rank 562 542 532
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Engineer 14 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.048% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.052% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 4
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£590 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £363 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £617 £515 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £615 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+53.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Middleware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Middleware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK.

Middleware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK.

Middleware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -33 7 £558 +23.88% 8
London -22 6 £558 +20.86% 7
Northern Ireland - 6 - -
County Antrim - 6 - -
Belfast - 6 - -
City of London +15 5 £525 +13.75% 4
West Midlands - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Rickmansworth - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Middleware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Middleware Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Middleware Engineer in their job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Middleware
2 26 (81.25%) Linux
3 19 (59.38%) WebSphere
3 19 (59.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (53.13%) Windows
5 14 (43.75%) Apache
5 14 (43.75%) Tomcat
5 14 (43.75%) IBM
6 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
7 12 (37.50%) Solaris
7 12 (37.50%) ITIL
7 12 (37.50%) Java
8 11 (34.38%) WebLogic
9 10 (31.25%) UNIX
9 10 (31.25%) JBoss
10 9 (28.13%) .NET
10 9 (28.13%) HTTP
10 9 (28.13%) TIBCO
11 8 (25.00%) Shell Script
11 8 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
11 8 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
11 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (21.88%) Jython
12 7 (21.88%) Banking
12 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
12 7 (21.88%) Oracle
12 7 (21.88%) IIS
12 7 (21.88%) Web Services
12 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
12 7 (21.88%) JMS

Middleware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Middleware Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Middleware Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (59.38%) WebSphere
2 14 (43.75%) Apache
2 14 (43.75%) Tomcat
3 11 (34.38%) WebLogic
4 10 (31.25%) JBoss
5 8 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 7 (21.88%) IIS
6 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
7 6 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (15.63%) Documentum
8 5 (15.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (9.38%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Project
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) WebTrends
1 1 (3.13%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) HTTP
2 6 (18.75%) DMZ
2 6 (18.75%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.38%) SSL
5 2 (6.25%) AMQP
5 2 (6.25%) Multicast
5 2 (6.25%) LDAP
6 1 (3.13%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Introscope
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Ant
General
1 7 (21.88%) Banking
2 5 (15.63%) Investment Banking
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) Middleware
2 9 (28.13%) .NET
3 8 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (21.88%) JMS
4 7 (21.88%) Web Services
5 5 (15.63%) Java EE
6 4 (12.50%) SailPoint
7 3 (9.38%) Apache Camel
7 3 (9.38%) XML
8 2 (6.25%) XSLT
8 2 (6.25%) SOAP
8 2 (6.25%) WSDL
8 2 (6.25%) Drools
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (6.25%) REST
9 1 (3.13%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) DataPower
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.13%) DTV
4 1 (3.13%) STB
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Linux
2 19 (59.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (53.13%) Windows
4 12 (37.50%) Solaris
5 10 (31.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Validation
2 6 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 5 (15.63%) Quality Management
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL V2
4 4 (12.50%) Identity Management
4 4 (12.50%) Low Latency
5 3 (9.38%) Software Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.25%) SOA
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Service Management
7 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.13%) Coaching
7 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.13%) Change Management
7 1 (3.13%) Change Control
7 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (21.88%) Jython
4 6 (18.75%) Korn
5 5 (15.63%) C-shell
5 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
6 4 (12.50%) C++
6 4 (12.50%) C
7 3 (9.38%) Perl
7 3 (9.38%) Python
8 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.13%) Bourne shell
9 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (6.25%) CA Wily
2 1 (3.13%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) IBM
2 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
3 9 (28.13%) TIBCO
4 7 (21.88%) Oracle
4 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.63%) Sun
5 5 (15.63%) HP
6 3 (9.38%) CA
6 3 (9.38%) Informatica
7 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.25%) Siebel
8 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
8 1 (3.13%) AppDynamics
8 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
8 1 (3.13%) VMware
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